Get to know CSU’s new president – Dr. Dondi Costin
By August 16, 2018|
Did you know?
- His name really is Dondi. His parents named him for a movie about a comic strip character, a war orphan named Dondi.
- He came to CSU from the Pentagon where he was Air Force Chief of Chaplains and a two-star general.
- He was the Parade Grand Marshal for the North Carolina Azalea Festival in 2017 in his hometown of Wilmington.
- He has earned 5 master’s degrees and 2 doctorates.
- He carried the Olympic Torch in 1996 after winning the Dallas/Fort Worth Community Hero honors.
- He is a 2-time Boston Marathon Qualifier (based on his 2016 Chicago Marathon time of 3:26:32).
- He says his claim to fame is he went to high school with Michael Jordan.